RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-183A resolution recognizing Luke Ownby on attaining the designation of Eagle Scout, Scouting’s highest award.
WHEREAS, on October 23, 2007, Luke Ownby, obtained the rank Eagle Scout and on December 10, 2007, Luke was presented with the coveted Eagle Scout Award at his Eagle Court of Honor and is well deserving of this recognition; and
WHEREAS, the Eagle Scout is the highest rank of recognition offered in Scouting; and
WHEREAS, to earn the rank of Eagle Scout, a Boy Scout must advance through five ranks, starting with Tenderfoot, then moving to Second Class, First Class, Star, Life and then Eagle. A scout must earn 21 merit badges, and in addition to other requirements he must complete a service project that benefits a non-profit organization within the community; and
WHEREAS, Luke Ownby, a valued member of Boy Scout Troop 624, is a dedicated young man who has earned the respect and admiration of his fellow scouts through his active participation in the many programs sponsored by the Boy Scouts of America; and
WHEREAS, he has truly exhibited a commitment to the scouting principals of honesty, fairness, and service to the community and has consistently conducted himself in a manner becoming an Eagle Scout; and
WHEREAS, Luke Ownby is a senior at Fairview High, and for his Eagle service project he built a mile long fitness trail with four exercise stations at Bowie Nature Park in Fairview; and
WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that the Metropolitan Council recognizes Luke Ownby for his diligence, determination, and dedication in pursuing the highest honor awarded by the Boy Scouts of America and congratulate him on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. The Metropolitan Council hereby goes on record as recognizing Luke Ownby on attaining the designation of Eagle Scout, Scouting’s highest award.
Section 2. The Metropolitan Council Office is directed to prepare a copy of this Resolution to be presented to Luke Ownby.
Section 3. This Resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Bo Mitchell, Duane Dominy
|Referred:||Rules & Confirmations Committee|
|Introduced:||March 4, 2008|
|Adopted:||March 4, 2008|
|Approved:||March 12, 2008|